how to make S/MIME the default encryption option

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18 Mar, 2017 11:37 AM

I use OpenPGP and S/MIME. When I compose a new mail, the encryption defaults to OpenPGP. I want S/MIME to be the default choice, so I don’t have to switch for most emails manually.

A preference for default encryption service setting

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GPGMail         2.7b2       1192b
GPG Keychain    1.3.3b1     1249b
GPGServices     1.11        916 
MacGPG2         2.0.30-1b2  887-
GPGPreferences  2.0.2b2     912b
Libmacgpg       0.7         775 
pinentry        0.9.7       4
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Steve on 19 Mar, 2017 12:39 AM

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    Hey Tim,

    welcome to the GPGTools support platform. Sorry you are having problems using GPG Suite.

    You can make S/MIME your default option. This KB-article explains how to activate this setting.

    Let me know if that worked.

    All the best,

  2. Support Staff 2 Posted by Steve on 24 May, 2017 04:41 PM

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    Closing, since no further user feedback was received. Should your problem persist, feel free to re-open this discussion any time.

    All the best, steve

  3. Steve closed this discussion on 24 May, 2017 04:41 PM.

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